New Normal Webinar: Intro to WordPress with Ryan Santschi

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Join us for a quick one-hour introduction to building your website on WordPress with local developer and WordPress Winnipeg Meetup organizer, Ryan Santschi.

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Join us for a quick one-hour introduction to building your website on WordPress with local developer and WordPress Winnipeg Meetup organizer, Ryan Santschi.

Topics covered:

  • Why are you doing this?
  • An introduction to jargon, and a stupid amount of acronyms
  • Where to begin: getting to the login screen
  • Jargon II: WordPress version
  • Making a WordPress page
  • Beware adventurer! The eternal abyss of plugins
  • Research: talking to humans and never asking people what they think
  • Do you need a hug, or a developer?

 

Presenter

Ryan Santschi is the owner/operator of Interplay Design that specializes in high-performance websites powered by WordPress. He is a full-stack developer that is passionate about building simple, easy-to-use digital solutions with good typography. Ryan spends his time, joyfully, going over every detail of how to increase your website’s effectiveness, accessibility, site speed, and security. Ryan is a friendly and experienced communicator who is committed to educating people on responsible site development; he has recently taught WordPress development at Red River College and UofW’s PACE program.

As organizer of the WordPress Winnipeg meetup, Ryan spends his time contributing to the project that powers over 33% of the internet. There, Ryan comfortably talks on topics ranging from “how-to’s” for beginners to “Optimizing Server-side Cache” for experts. In 2016 (source: https://2016.winnipeg.wordcamp.org/) and 2015 (source: https://2015.winnipeg.wordcamp.org/) Ryan organized the Winnipeg WordCamp, a WordPress conference that has two tracks for both users and developers. Ryan loves the open-source world where he continually has the opportunity to both learn and teach.

  • April 29, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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